February 7, 2017
On February 6, 2017, CCC submitted testimony to the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the Executive Budget proposals related to mental hygiene.
CCC’s testimony urged the state to ensure that reforms to the behavioral health system for children expand access to timely, high quality care for children and families.
Specifically, CCC urged the Legislature to adopt a budget that supported Executive Budget proposal to extend APG rates for licensed OMH and OASAS clinics, Child Health Plus behavioral health clinic visits and all OMH licensed providers through March 2020.
CCC urged the Legislature to adopt a budget that went further by: